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SOCHI, November 25. /TASS/. The Russian government will sign a large package of agreements during the visit by Secretary General of the Vietnamese Communist Party Nguen Phu Trong to Moscow, Russian Prime Ministry Dmitry Medvedev said on Tuesday.
“A solid package of documents on cooperation is set to be signed,” Medvedev said at a meeting with Nguen Phu Trong. “We’re very much delighted by this because we’re strategic partners,” Medvedev said.
“The relations between Russia and Vietnam are developing very dynamically and these are very close friendly relations,” the head of the Russian government said, noting the Vietnamese communist leader’s personal contribution to bilateral relations.
On the eve of the visit, Nguen Phu Trong said in an interview with TASS that his exchange of opinions with Russian leaders would target well-specified measures and steps that are necessary for the consolidation and further growth of partnership between Vietnam and Russia in all existing areas of cooperation.
“My visit to Russia will take place on the background of progress of Vietnamese-Russian relations and all-embracing strategic partnership,” he said. “President Vladimir Putin, other Russian leaders and I will assess development of this relationship in recent months and will look, among other things, at the implementation of bilateral agreements at top level and the pace of implementation of large-scale projects.”
Specifically, the talks will focus on investment, energy, production of oil and gas, atomic energy, defense, and security.